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Grateful Dead Live at Civic Auditorium on 1983-12-31




Set 1:
d1t01 - Tuning
d1t02 - Jack Straw
d1t03 - Peggy-O
d1t04 - Minglewood Blues
d1t05 - Candyman
d1t06 - My Brother Esau
d1t07 - Tennesee Jed
d1t08 - Hell In A Bucket ->
d1t09 - Don't Ease Me In

Set 2:
d1t10 - Tsaichovsky's 1812 Overture ->
d1t11 - Sugar Magnolia ->
d1t12 - Touch Of Grey
d2t01 - Estimated Prophet ->
d2t02 - Eyes Of The World ->
d2t03 - Drums ->
d2t04 - Space ->
d2t05 - Throwing Stones ->
d2t06 - Not Fade Away
d2t07 - Brokedown Palace

Set 3:
d3t01 - Tuning
d3t02 - Big Boss Man ->
d3t03 - Iko Iko
d3t04 - In The Midnight Hour
d3t05 - Goodnite Irene


Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Civic Auditorium
Location San Francisco, CA

Source SBD -> Cassette Master (Nakamichi 550/Maxell XLIIS-90)
Lineage Cassette Master (Sony TC-WE475) -> Sony R500 (Pass Through) -> SEK'D Prodif Plus -> Samplitude Professional v8.01 -> FLAC
Taped by Joani Walker
Transferred by Charlie Miller

Notes

-- Seamless transition between Discs 1 and 2.
-- Tape flips at end of Eyes and NFA patched from alternate source.
-- Thanks to Paul Scotton and Joani Walker for the Cassettes.
-- Set 3 with Rick Danko and Maria Muldaur.

Reviews

Reviewer: LetPhilSing - - July 16, 2015
Subject: Best "Eyes" ever..
I missed a great New Years Eve party so I could stay home and tape the live broadcast of this concert. I was living in New York at the time which meant it did not start until around 1:30 AM. I missed hearing part of the concert live because I fell asleep, but I still managed to record the whole thing. I was awake to hear the most magnificent "Eyes" ever! Over the years I whenever i needed cheering-up I would pop this tape in my cassette and let the magic take me away. The tape finally bit the dust a couple years ago and I had thought I might never hear those golden tones again...yet, here it is on the web...just as beautiful as I remember it.
Reviewer: zzzboxofrainzzz - - March 9, 2015
Subject: Still one of my top 5 Eyes.....
Listened to this while at a party at friend's co-op in NYC. The sometimes lengthy breaks between songs in the first set was aggravating, but it's what you dealt with back then in exchange for the live FM broadcast. That aside, some lackluster moment, some standard late '83/early '84 fare, and some absolute standouts. The jam on Throwing Stones was reminiscent of some earlier spacey ones [Hartford 10/15/83], but shorter and with more intensity from Jerry. The Estimated got things rolling. Then the Eyes..... while not the longest, the second instrumental was one of the tightest I've ever heard. Fast and tight, the way many things should be!!!! Other well played, albeit "standard fare" included Minglewood and Candy Man....... All in all, representative of the era with a few standouts. Last comments..... Jerry's voice was hurting and other than Spring and much of Summer 1987, was downhill from here..... and, no rating because I wasn't there. If I were to try to rate it.... Based on song selection and quality of performance, I'd say 3 stars overall; 5 stars for the recording quality [no surprise given the source]; I suspect the crowd energy at any NYE show would be through the roof, so suspect the vibe would have been 4 or 5 stars..... though that is pure speculation... and why I only rate the ones I was at.....
Reviewer: BIG_R - - August 21, 2010
Subject: 12-31-83
Delicious! Excellent sound as per usual with C Miller.
Reviewer: jakester76 - - February 4, 2008
Subject: WOW!!
I really loved every song from start to finish. The "Eyes" was amazing. probably one of the best UP-TEMPO versions I've heard in a while.
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